President Garfield’s Condition: July 3, 1881, 1:00 AM

Portraits of Garfield's six doctors surround an illustration of the President on his sickbedEXECUTIVE MANSION,
July 3, 1881.

1 A. M.
The improvement in the President’s condition, which began early in the evening, has steadily continued up to this hour.
His temperature and respiration are now normal, and his pulse has fallen to 120. The attending physicians regard all his symptoms as favorable, and a more hopeful feeling prevails.

D. W. BLISS.

This post is one of a series reenacting the official bulletins released to the public by the physicians to President Garfield during his illness after the shooting on July 2, 1881.

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